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Revised planning policy for traveller sites protects the green belt and ensures all communities are treated equally.
The low emission zone for non-road mobile machinery came into force in London on 1 September.
Launch of Build UK marked with the publication of an Action Plan aimed at tackling 5 key construction industry issues.
Threshold for special measures designation raised again to 50% of major applications determined within the statutory period.
Government announces measures to allow starter homes to be built on rural exception sites.
Kaleida white paper suggests the objectives of Construction 2025 and Digital Built Britain will not be achieved unless there is a change in mindset.
As training levels fall, the government launches a consultation for a new apprenticeships levy which will apply to the construction industry.
BRE Trust report about the health and wellbeing impacts of natural and artificial lighting, accompanied by a handy infographic.
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Best inter-war pubs given listed building status.
Researchers find the presence of trees in the urban environment has a dramatic effect on health and happiness.
Osborne announces £500 million to upgrade Faslane.
Interview with Chris Chivers, the newly inaugurated president of the CIOB.
Report explores how Scotland’s engineering tradition can tackle fuel poverty, improve public health, create jobs and slash carbon emissions.
Biodegradable construction workers' glove will 'self-destruct' after 2 years.
Britain's most successful mega projects
Mayor supports London's Enderby Wharf cruise liner terminal.
Housing development proposals for Woodstock would harm the setting of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire’s only UNESCO World Heritage site.
Professor Rudi Klein mourns the apparent demise of Construction 2025.
BSRIA topic guide TG07/2015 Airtightness, available to download.
AECOM to create BIM interface for Sydney Opera House, linking spatial model, engineering documentation and FM systems.
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